Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
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    Flames Damage Home, Garage in Old Forge

    Fire crews fighting garage fire in Old Forge. Garage and SUV inside destroyed, some damage to house. @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) April 19, 2016 OLD FORGE — Fire damaged a home and garage in Lackawanna County. It started around 3 p.m. Tuesday on Henderson Street in Old Forge. A garage and SUV inside were destroyed. Part of the home was damaged by flames. There is no word on the cause.

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    Gas Station Clerk Thwarts Robber

    SCRANTON — What do you do when a man threatens you with a gun? One store clerk in Scranton took matters into his own hands. It all unfolded Wednesday night when the man walked into a convenience store on Scranton’s north side. The clerk who was inside the store when the robbery happened, Jaivan Patel, is back at work again with some scratches but unshaken by what happened. Patel tried his hardest to keep the robber from the cash register […]

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    Former School Head Sentenced for Stealing District Money

    SCRANTON — A former school superintendent was sentenced Thursday morning for stealing thousands of dollars from a district in Lackawanna County. At the sentencing hearing, both Tallarico’s attorney and prosecutors asked for Tallarico to be sentenced to house arrest for the theft that happened while Tallarico was superintendent of Mid Valley School District in 2014 and 2015. But the judge said because of the violation of public trust, Tallarico had to start his sentence with seven days behind bars. James […]

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    Free Electronic Recycling to End Soon in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — Folks who live in Lackawanna County will soon have to start paying to get rid of old electronics – TVs, computers, or printers — that you don’t use anymore. County recycling officials are calling for changes to a state law on “e-cycling.” You may have seen old tube televisions thrown out with the garbage. We found some along Main Street in Dickson City for the borough’s annual spring cleaning garbage and recycling pick up. But you may start […]

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    Students Swap Screens for Books

    MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY — A university in Lackawanna County is changing up the idea of a college bookstore this week. For more than a decade, Marywood University has hosted a book swap for students and people in the community. Marywood University freshman Salma Ahmed misses the freedom she had to read back in high school. “With college, you get busier and you have assigned texts to read so you really don’t have time for joy reading,” she said. But even with […]

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    Mall Vacancy Filled With Sports Stores

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Days after announcing Sears would be leaving the Viewmont Mall in Lackawanna County, the mall has its replacement lined up. In a few months, two sporting goods stores will take Sears’ place. Mall officials say that the two stores that will fill the empty Sears anchor spot will be Dick’s Sporting Goods, which already has a location nearby, and Field and Stream, an outdoor store. The dust had barely settled for Dave Gardy of Sugarloaf Township. The […]

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    What Will It Take to Catch Serial Bank Robber?

    SCRANTON — Scranton police, state police, and the FBI have been actively investigating the so-called serial bank robber since the robberies began late last year, and the Scranton Police Chief says all of those agencies have expended a lot of resources so far. That’s why the chief says he wants banks from all over our area to get together and talk about improving security. The total is now six robberies at four different banks committed by one man since December. […]

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    Bill Clinton Arrives in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Former President Bill Clinton arrived in Scranton Thursday, stopping at a coffee shop before his stump speech at Scranton High School. Clinton made a stop at Northern Light Espresso Bar and Cafe on Spruce Street after 5:15 p.m. .@billclinton stopped for a coffee at Northern Light on Spruce Street in downtown #Scranton @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) April 7, 2016 He was joined there by U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright. He paid for a coffee for @CartwrightPA @wnep […]

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    Scranton Prepares for Former President Clinton’s Visit

    SCRANTON — On this drizzly day, students at Scranton High School may have preferred to stay in class. They were sent home early for a reason students here have become accustomed to. “It feels good that they want to come to our school instead of another school,” said senior Shaiquona Lynch. Senior Najaree Burrus was a freshman when President Obama visited the high school in 2011. The gymnasium is a popular spot for sitting presidents, presidential candidates, and now a […]

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    Scranton Public Market Planned for Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — Since the new owner of the Mall at Steamtown, John Basalyga, took over last July, he’s looked for unconventional ways to revive the mall that was mostly empty this time last year. The marketplace that’s scheduled to start later this year will fill a big empty space and feature smaller local businesses you don’t typically see in a mall. Other than a fountain, the center of the Mall at Steamtown is stagnant. But the spot that used to […]

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    Truckers Left with Limited Places to Park

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — Truck drivers who travel through our area are sounding off after a state police announcement about where truckers can and can’t park. Troopers want truckers to know that the highway is off limits, but drivers say their options are limited. Interstate 81 is a big avenue for tractor trailers and state police in Lackawanna County say they’ve received a rising number of complaints from drivers about big rigs parking on highway ramps overnight. It’s against the law, […]

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    Homicide Case Against Cop Headed to Trial

    SCRANTON — A police officer charged with homicide in the shooting death of a man in Carbondale was in court Tuesday. Prosecutors presented evidence as to why the cop from Carbondale should be held criminally responsible for his death. At the end of the preliminary hearing, a magistrate decided that there is enough evidence to charge Officer Frank Schulze with an open count of homicide. All but one of the charges against Schulze will now go on to trial. Officer […]


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